Stefanie Weinstein, MD

Associate Professor
Assoc Prof Clinical Radiology

Biography

Stefanie Weinstein, MD is an Associate Professor of Radiology in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, and is the Deputy Chief of Radiology at the San Francisco VA Health Care Systems.

Dr. Weinstein received her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, New York in 2000, and completed her radiology residency at Stanford University Medical Center, California in 2005. In 2006, she completed a fellowship in Body Imaging at Stanford University Medical Center. She joined the Abdominal Imaging section at UCSF and the VAMC in 2009.

Dr. Weinstein specializes in ultrasound and abdominal imaging. Her clinical expertise is in ultrasound-guided procedures and interventions, and vascular ultrasound. Her research focus is in contrast enhanced ultrasound applications.

Education

Residency/Fellowship, 06/2006 - Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center
MD, 6/2000 - , Cornell University Medical College
BA, 06/1996 - Biology, Dartmouth College

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2013

Publications

Huo E, Eisenmenger L, Weinstein S. Imaging of the Postoperative Colon. Radiol Clin North Am. 2018 Sep; 56(5):835-845.
Morgan TA, Jha P, Poder L, Weinstein S. Advanced ultrasound applications in the assessment of renal transplants: contrast-enhanced ultrasound, elastography, and B-flow. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Apr 09.
Weinstein S, Jordan E, Goldstein R, Yee J, Morgan T. How to set up a contrast-enhanced ultrasound service. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Apr; 43(4):808-818.
Lee JY, Huo EJ, Weinstein S, Santos C, Monto A, Corvera CU, Yee J, Hope TA. Evaluation of an abbreviated screening MRI protocol for patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct 10.
Chi T, Usawachintachit M, Weinstein S, Kohi MP, Taylor A, Tzou DT, Chang HC, Stoller M, Mongan J. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound as a Radiation-Free Alternative to Fluoroscopic Nephrostogram for Evaluating Ureteral Patency. J Urol. 2017 Dec; 198(6):1367-1373.
Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Yee J. Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3):376-381.
Nguyen M, Beaulieu C, Weinstein S, Shin LK. The incidental bone lesion on computed tomography: management tips for abdominal radiologists. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 May; 42(5):1586-1605.
Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):870-876.
Tzou DT, Weinstein S, Usawachintachit M, Mongan J, Greene KL, Chi T. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Detects Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Setting of Chronic Renal Insufficiency. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 08; 15(4):e735-e737.
Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Taguchi K, Weinstein S, Chi T. Feasibility of Retrograde Ureteral Contrast Injection to Guide Ultrasonographic Percutaneous Renal Access in the Nondilated Collecting System. J Endourol. 2017 02; 31(2):129-134.
Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Weinstein S, Chi T. Antegrade ultrasound contrast injection facilitates accurate nephrostomy tube positioning during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Int J Urol. 2017 Mar; 24(3):239-240.
Chi T, Usawachintachit M, Mongan J, Kohi MP, Taylor A, Jha P, Chang HC, Stoller M, Goldstein R, Weinstein S. Feasibility of Antegrade Contrast-enhanced US Nephrostograms to Evaluate Ureteral Patency. Radiology. 2017 Apr; 283(1):273-279.
Hicks RM, Yee J, Ohliger MA, Weinstein S, Kao J, Ikram NS, Hope TA. Comparison of diffusion-weighted imaging and T2-weighted single shot fast spin-echo: Implications for LI-RADS characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma. Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 09; 34(7):915-21.
Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Behr S, Taylor AG, Kolli K, Conrad M, Hwang G, Weinstein S. Periprocedural Patient Care. Radiographics. 2015 Oct; 35(6):1766-78.
Weinstein S, Morgan T, Poder L, Shin L, Jeffrey RB, Aslam R, Yee J. Value of Intraoperative Sonography in Pancreatic Surgery. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Jul; 34(7):1307-18.
Weinstein S, Mabray MC, Aslam R, Hope T, Yee J, Owens C. Intraoperative sonography during carotid endarterectomy: normal appearance and spectrum of complications. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 May; 34(5):885-94.
Jacobs MA, Weinstein S, Hope TA, Aslam R, Yee J, Coakley F. Neuroendocrine tumors: beyond the abdomen. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Nov-Dec; 38(6):898-914.
Weinstein S, Jordan E, Sajewicz A, Barajas R, Yee J. Prevalence and significance of perivascular soft tissue surrounding the hepatic artery after liver transplantation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 38(2):242-8.
Yee J, Weinstein S, Morgan T, Alore P, Aslam R. Advances in CT Colonography for Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. J Cancer. 2013; 4(3):200-9.
Weinstein S, Osei-Bonsu S, Aslam R, Yee J. Multidetector CT of the postoperative colon: review of normal appearances and common complications. Radiographics. 2013 Mar-Apr; 33(2):515-32.
Dang TT, Ziv E, Weinstein S, Meng MV, Wang Z, Coakley FV. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of adult renal cell carcinoma associated with Xp11.2 translocation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(6):669-74.
Keedy AW, Yee J, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Landeras LA, Shah JN, McQuaid KR, Yeh BM. Reduced cathartic bowel preparation for CT colonography: prospective comparison of 2-L polyethylene glycol and magnesium citrate. Radiology. 2011 Oct; 261(1):156-64.
Chu LL, Weinstein S, Yee J. Colorectal cancer screening in women: an underutilized lifesaver. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Feb; 196(2):303-10.